|11-03-2002, 05:29 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
Location: St Louis, MO
Colt Combat Elite in .38 Super???
Got a Colt Combat Elite in .38 Super. Never heard of one, and would like to know if anyone has heard of a limited run or if this is a fluke. Has the Eliason sight and the slide reads "Combat Elite" but has the breech face for a .38 super. The slide does not have a caliber marking, just the barrel. It is two tone with the stainless frame and blued slide. Any thoughts?
|11-03-2002, 05:03 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Albany, Oregon
Yep, heard of them. In the late 80's this was a popular gun to build a comp gun on, because the 2 tone look was the thing in IPSC at the time.
Most people just bought a Wilson LE-K comp kit, installed a beavertail, Wilson mag well, did some checkering and were ready to rock. I knew a guy who shot one in .45 acp, then had one built in super.
Not no fluke, but it didn't go for a real long time (maybe 1987 to 1989)
|11-03-2002, 07:02 PM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Northern Nevada
To the best of my knowledge, this was not a limited run, but instead, an optional caliber in the Combat Elite's. I won't go so far as to say they were a huge seller, but have seen several over the years. Good gun, enjoy!
|Search tags for this page|
38 super combat elite,
colt 1911 super elite,
colt 38 super combat elite,
colt combat elite 38 super,
colt combat elite 38 super with eliason sights,
colt super 38 combat elite,
colt super elite,
colt super elite 38 super value,
colt two-tone 38 super ombat commander
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Colt .38 Super Combat Commander slide cut for extractor.||calthrop||Colt Pistols||8||03-07-2008 11:12 AM|
|Altering frame of Colt Combat Elite question.||tipoc||Colt Pistols||5||10-02-2004 07:58 AM|
|S-80 MK IV COMBAT ELITE CAL 45||nightowl||Colt Pistols||3||12-29-2002 06:44 AM|
|Colt Combat Elite Slides again available||Blackjack||Colt Pistols||2||06-05-2001 01:06 PM|
|Was the Colt Combat Elite a one year production only?||Just a GI||Colt Pistols||13||05-04-2001 07:41 PM|